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Plummeting marketshare for RIM makes Windows Phone look slightly better in the US

Plummeting marketshare for RIM makes Windows Phone look slightly better in the US

Another Monday, another questionable story about marketshare and smartphones is making its way around the tech blogs. This one centers on data collected by StatCounter, a site that collects data usage on browsing habits. They claim to gather data on more than 3 million websites and 15 billion page views per month, making them one of the largest aggregating companies around. Recently,...

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Windows Phone sporting a 115% growth increase compared to 2011 according to IDC data

Windows Phone sporting a 115% growth increase compared to 2011 according to IDC data

Windows Phone has been growing at a steady rate, mainly down to advertising campaigns and brand pushes from Nokia with its Lumia family of smartphones. According to data released today by IDC, the platform has been sporting a year-on-year growth increase of 115% - not bad, eh? IDC also notes that the OS has been closing the gap between itself and Blackberry in the last quarter in the...

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Microsoft News Roundup – 20 Win8 tablets coming, MS has a new keyboard & Windows Phone at 4%?

Microsoft News Roundup – 20 Win8 tablets coming, MS has a new keyboard & Windows Phone at 4%?

Yet another day, yet another roundup of somewhat exciting news involving Microsoft.  We’ll summarize the stories for you to keep you abreast of what’s going on in the world of Redmond. Today’s stories we found interesting: Intel CEO remarks that 20 Windows 8 Tablets are coming this fall Microsoft is back with a new keyboard dubbed ‘the Wedge’ (and mouse) Windows Phone will...

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 Gartner data shows Nokia and Microsoft face intense battle against Samsung and Apple

Gartner data shows Nokia and Microsoft face intense battle against Samsung and Apple

Industry research firm Gartner just released its latest data on mobile phone sales for the first quarter of 2012. There are some interesting points to be pulled out of this report that I wanted to address. Samsung dominates Android. Gartner’s data says that Korea-based Samsung shipped over 40% of all Android handsets last quarter. So that still leaves 60% of the market to other vendors...

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Strategy Analytics: Nokia becomes top Windows Phone manufacturer in just four months

Strategy Analytics: Nokia becomes top Windows Phone manufacturer in just four months

This certainly wont be surprising to our readers (since we cover the global Nokia marketing campaign regularly) or anyone else who's in the loop when it comes to Windows Phone, but it would appear as though Nokia has grabbed the #1 spot for platform manufacturer marketshare according to Strategy Analytics, which runs alongside developers publishing statistics indication a climb in Lumia...

Rich Edmonds 31